Port Townsend, WA

Have been collecting antique telephones since 1965, but I like all kinds of antiques and collectables, furniture, lamps, Coca-Cola, military uniforms, advertising.


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Interstate Telephone Company Service Pin - Telephonesin Telephones
Loffler-Phone candlesticks - Telephonesin Telephones
Family Photo 4 Generations of Grandmothers and Two Uncles - Photographsin Photographs
1898 Wilhelm Intercom Telephone - Telephonesin Telephones
American Automatic Telephone Co. Urbana, Ohio - Telephonesin Telephones
1968 MGB Primrose yellow Roadster - Classic Carsin Classic Cars
Western Electric Metal Round Wall Phone - Telephonesin Telephones
 Grundmann Service Garage, Redondo Beach, CA - Classic Carsin Classic Cars
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
WW2 Sweetheart Lockets and Pins - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…


  1. You have a Western Electric Co. candlestick telephone with a Western Electric scissor gate bracket. commonly referred to as a railroad phone. Used in a railroad depot by a dispatcher. manufactured aro...
  2. Not all wall were marked with a model number, but it could be marked on the top of the backboard. Sears model number was 20 K 5500 and Chicago Telephone model number was 263 C 1001 price was $14.75 e...
  3. Your wall phone was manufactured by Chicago Telephone & Supply. The company was formed in Chicago in 1896. In 1902 they moved there operations to Elkhart, IN. Chicago Telephone Supply Co manufactured ...
  4. The intercom looks to be made in Europe, the New Brunswick Telephone Company may have purchased Kellogg transmitters for there phones. This is not uncommon for Kellogg Switchboard and Supply Co. to ma...
  5. Thank you for your love Uxbridgeite
  6. Your welcome, I was in the Army from 1961-1964, I was also a SP/4 Specialist fourth class.
  7. Manufactured by Western Electric for the Bell System around 1907. Used for small farm exchanges up to 10 lines. You missing the ten cord pairs that hang from the bottom. See my show and tell I have on...
  8. I believe your foot locker is newer then WW2. The rank of SP.4 Mulligan wasn't used by the Army until July 1, 1955. The drawing of the Armored Personnel Carrier M-113 wasn't used until 1962. The 108t...
  9. Your style of Kellogg wall phone was manufactured starting in 1929 up until 1949. The magneto is a Stromberg-Carlson which you can see the hole pattern doesn't match. Not uncommon to see another manu...
  10. Your gum ball machine was patented by Clarence S. Smith on Feb 9, 1926 patent number 1,572,090. The patented was assigned to Blue Bird Products Company.
  11. Your Vending Machine was patented by Alfred D Antoine & Albert Gilbert both from Wilmette, ILL. A patent # 1,627,547 was issued to both men on May 27, 1927 and they assigned the patent over to Advance...
  12. PCS 1402 was known as a submarine chaser sweeper. Built in 1944 by the Colberg Boat Works, Stockton, California. Commissioned on Jan 13, 1944, under Lt Henry E Taylor USNR. The ship Participated in t...
  13. Thank you Scottvez
  14. I still have mine
  15. also remember Blue Chip Stamps
  17. great looking radio
  18. High power transmission line three part 33-KV insulator.
  19. Your Western Electric type 302 made of thermo-plastic started appearing on the market in 1946. Early production (1936-1941) of the 302 were made of painted pot metal.
  20. First dial candlestick manufactured by Western Electric for the Bell System was produced around 1925. Yours appears to be a candlestick that was reproduction in the 1970's. more photo's would help.
  21. Your cardboard says twist off cap which was started in the early 1960's
  22. Great looking sign.
  23. I had two red doxies that lived to 14 & 16 years old. sure do miss them. I have the same type statue, but the doxie is setting up. Very realistic.
  24. Not a Kansas model they was manufactured around 1900, your candlestick was produced from 1905 up until 1928. yours has the later bakelite type transmitter.
  25. very nice and hard to find.
  26. I still have a P-38 issued during basic training at Fort Ord 1961
  27. Nice old wall phone, I had one like yours. I traded off a Strowger wall set to a guy in England for one of his Gower-Bell.
  28. I agree with stubbypylon, Thomas,Wilcox & Dietz. I have a wall intercom manufactured by them.
  29. The intercom was originally nickel plating over brass, the intercom was manufactured around 1907.
  30. Manufactured by Kellogg Switchboard & Supply around 1916. Kellogg was founded by Milo G Kellogg in 1897, Highland Park, IL In the beginning they only manufactured Switchboard for the first three years...
  31. These are world War two ribbons, L to R American Campaign ribbon, Europe-Africa-middle East ribbon, Victory Ribbon WW2. all these ribbons came with medals.
  32. I like your lamps and telephone.
  33. Great service pin, very hard to find
  34. Thank you for the love PatSea
  35. Kydur, Thank you for your love
  36. I found this information on
  37. Your dad was in the submarine service, I believe served on the SS Stickleback in 1945/46
  38. Google Wheeler & Wilson sewing machines.
  39. Love those Vetts
  40. CindB, your welcome
  41. Thank you moonstonelover21
  42. Your non-dial Kellogg wall phone is referred to as a select-o-phone. it took up very little space in a garage or side of a desk. Other manufactures like Automatic Electric, Western Electric, Stromber...
  43. Edisonfan, Contact the Antique Telephone Collectors Association at quite a few collectors collect switchboards and or have switchboard catalogs. several photo would help ID your board.
  44. Manufactured by Western Electric for the American Tel & Tel Co. around 1925, but these candlesticks were still in use well into late 1940's. on the back of the perch it might be stamped 51 AL.
  45. Your wall phone was manufactured by Siemens & Halske of Germany around 1910. the dial was added later around 1930's. The value is hard to tell. more photo's would help
  46. Your intercom looks to be made in Europe, not sure of the date, but around 1912
  47. These older telephone directories are getting harder and harder to find, The 1893 is a good one to have.
  48. Windwalker ,When the Pacific Fleet was stationed in San Pedro,CA my dad for extra income was a bouncer at some of the most notorious bars in San Pedro. At one of the bars he had a knife pulled on him,...
  49. Sargeguy, Welcome to CW, very nice telephone company post card
  50. Very nice wall telephone.
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